Philadelphia, PA |thereseton@toscah.com | 818.813.2142 | 

We here at Toscah Bakery strive to deliver elegant, rustic, and delicious baked goods to our valued customers. We adorn some of our sweet masterpieces with fresh, organic flowers from local providers. These flowers are used for aesthetic purposes only and should not be consumed. Please be aware that Toscah Bakery will not be responsible for any illnesses resulting from consumed flowers. 

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STEM Baking Workshops

Toscah Bakery strives to redefine STEM education making science more accessible, engaging, and fun by offering workshops to customers and local high schools teaching the biochemistry/biology of baking. Toscah is currently working with local high schools and various STEM and entrepreneurial organizations to develop a curriculum teaching the biochemistry of baking and securing funding to offer an after school or summer STEM program for high school students, especially low-income, first-generation students.  

Strath Haven High School STEM Workshops 

May 2018: I teamed up with Strath Haven High school located in Swarthmore, PA and taught the first Toscah Baking Workshop teaching students how to make "Toscah's Soft-Baked Biscotti" made with apricots, cranberries, pistachios, and lemon zest. 

Collaboration with the Uncommon Individual Foundation

August 2018: Starting August 2018, Toscah Bakery will be working with the Uncommon Individual Foundation (UIF), a non-profit organization based in Philly that focuses on mentorship in corporate business, education, entrepreneurship, media, and technology. UIF runs a STEM mentoring program pairing entrepreneurs in various STEM industries to educating and mentoring high school and college students interested in STEM. I will be developing and piloting a “Biochemistry of Baking” program for the students focusing on science topics such as biology, chemistry, and biochemistry. In the future, in addition to the workshops I will offer to customers and the high school program, I would love to collaborate with colleges and universities in Philly like Swarthmore, Upenn, Drexel, etc. to offer a college class on the Biochemistry of Baking.